While the Los Angeles Rams’ offensive line will be a little bit different upfront in a drastic fashion, the Rams’ tackles are still locked in as veteran LT Andrew Whitworth held off retirement for at least another season and RT Rob Havenstein looks to build off a stellar year. Havenstein earned a $32.5m extension last year, and his 2018 performance validated that decision. Big Rob was ranked the fourth overall lineman in the league and was the NFL’s top run blocker according to Pro Football Focus:
Havenstein will be locked in as a starter again at right tackle for the medium-term future. There’s no battle here.
There is young depth behind him now as the Rams have now drafted OLs David Edwards, Bobby Evans and Joseph Noteboom who all theoretically could play RT if needed. That being said, none are going to challenge Havenstein for playing time.
Havenstein should be a rock again for the Rams’ offensive line. He earned his money and has so far proved to be worthy of the big extension he signed. Ultimately, the Rams are heavily invested in him for now and the future.
Chances of Making The Final Roster (10/10)
He’s a starter making great money and hasn’t looked back since his rookie year at RT. No-brainer.